9 Niki Small
9 Niki Small
Height: 6-1
Year: Fr.-HS
Hometown: Ashland, Ore.
High School: Ashland
Position: MB

Academic Notes: Plans to be a physical therapist or nutritionist.

At Ashland High School: Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter for head coach Jodee Scott … One-year captain … Named to Under Armour® Volleyball All-America Team … All-State first-team senior year … All-State Champion Tournament first-team … Selected Southern Sky Conference Player of the year as a senior … Two-time Southern Sky Conference first-team … Named MVP and Most Inspirational for high school team … Chosen Amateur Athlete of the Week for Southern Oregon … Recorded 4.2 kills-per-set with a .610 hitting percentage during her senior season … Match-highs senior year include 19 kills, 14 service aces and seven blocks … Helped team to four straight Southern Sky Conference Championship … Placed in Top 4 in state all four years … Honor roll student … Active in student programs such as the Student-Athlete Leadership Team.

Personal: Born Nicole Marie Small on October 21, 1991 in Portland, Ore. … Mother Tracy Barats resides in hometown of Ashland, Ore. … Enjoys outdoor activities … Was Jackson County 4-H equestrian champion in three events.